The Mountain Resort Municipality of Jumbo Glacier is no more.
In a media release Tuesday, the NDP Government said it took the step to dissolve the municipality in the Legislature with changes to Bill 26.
A proposal to rezone a former North Shore school property for industrial use as a new manufacturing company has been denied by the regional district board after overwhelming resistance was received from the neighbourhood.
Interior Health is hosting drop-in immunization clinics in the Kootenay-Boundary area for anyone who has not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and anyone who received their first dose more than 28 days ago.
People can walk-up, register and receive their first or second COVID-19 vaccine. Anyone born in 2009 or earlier is eligible for immunization.
Pop-up immunization clinics
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The environmental question took the centre stage recently during the virtual public open house for the region’s potential newest ski hill.
Although the question-and-answer period during the Thursday night online open house for Zincton was brief — with less than 12 questions fielded by the panel — it did have a green theme.
Everyone participating in the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games next February will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 said a Friday a news release from the BC Games .
The BC Games Society Board of Directors has announced the proof of vaccination requirement to help maximize the safety of athletes, coaches, officials, staff, volunteers, and spectators.
A Nelson woman is proving that you can fight city hall.
Taryn Joy Marchi sued the City of Nelson for negligence following an injury in 2015 and could have the eyes of the nation on her when her case returns to the Supreme Court of Canada.
The higher court judges ruled Thursday that the city owed Marchi a “duty of care” with its snow removal practices at the time, and that a new trial is now required to assess if the city had “breached that duty of care and, as a result, whether it should pay damages to Ms. Marchi.”
The region’s potential new backcountry skiing destination will reveal all in a virtual open house Thursday night.
Zincton will host the open house (register online at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_o8qxMOrcQTa8QRpc2umQDw) with formal proposal presentations from the province and Team Zincton starting at 5 p.m.
Cases are declining in the West Kootenay/Boundary according to the weekly BC Centre of Disease control Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 by local health area of case residence graphic.
Between October 10-16, 2021, the high for the West Kootenay/Boundary region was Trail with 16 new COVID-19 cases.
Earlier this month, the Silver City area reported 74 COVID-19 cases.
Both Grand Forks and Nelson areas reported 10 cases while Castlegar had seven and Kootenay Lake four.
Kettle Valley reported one case while Arrow Lakes had zero cases.
A decision to log trees near part of the popular Apex Loop cross country skiing trail has the region’s Nordic ski club searching for answers for the coming season.
When the trees siding a one-kilometre section of the Loop were logged by the landowner, the Nelson Nordic Ski Club (NNSC) approached the owner with questions of access and safety. The exposed hillside now creates an avalanche zone for the trail below, the NNSC feared, but they did not receive an answer.
As of Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, 89.2% (4,136,000) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.5% (3,870,709) have received their second dose.
In addition, 89.7% (3,879,091) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 84.2% (3,640,757) have received their second dose.
B.C. is reporting 560 new cases of COVID-19, including eight epi-linked cases, for a total of 198,838 cases in the province.